Mark McDonald’s high-flying ministerial career was left in tatters because of the events of one day in 2016, it has emerged.
Claims against Mark McDonald which were not proven had a “significant and lasting impact” on his mental health and his family, the Aberdeen Donside MSP said.
Mark McDonald was facing fresh calls to quit Holyrood last night after being left on the brink of an unprecedented suspension over his harassment of a woman.
Nicola Sturgeon has said it is not appropriate for US president Donald Trump to be given the "red carpet treatment" when he visits the UK next month.
Holyrood committee calls for shamed ex-minister Mark McDonald to be suspended from the Scottish Parliament
Shamed former minister Mark McDonald should be suspended from the Scottish Parliament without pay for one month, Holyrood's Standards Committee has recommended.
North East Scotland College is facing a repair bill of more than £20 million and a Highland college has to act to remain “financially sustainable”, a new report has revealed.
A Highland MSP has secured a victory in his campaign to have fire sprinklers fitted in all new social housing in Scotland.
An independent reviewer has been appointed to carry out a study into the future of 10 closure-threatened RBS bank branches in communities in Scotland.
Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald has been advised to consider legal action against the SNP and a former colleague following a fresh probe into his conduct.
Firms building major public infrastructure projects such as the Aberdeen bypass should be covered by freedom of information laws, it has been claimed.
A north-east man who has had to wait more than a year for treatment for a painful condition has finally been given an appointment – after writing to Nicola Sturgeon.
A new map has revealed the remote cash machines that will be protected from closure – but triggered “grave” concerns about the future of fragile communities last night.
Plans by Rolls-Royce to cut 4,600 jobs over the next few years have sparked calls to protect posts at the engineering firm’s bases in northern Scotland.
Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald will have to wait another week to find out if he will be punished over harassment allegations.
The SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford has secured an emergency debate on Brexit after the SNP group staged a mass walkout at the Home of Commons.
A Highland MSP will find out by next week if the Scottish Government will back his call for sprinklers to be installed in all new-build social housing.
Sir Ian Wood has issued a fresh call for parents and teachers to play their part in creating a new “prestige” around vocational training, apprenticeships and the trades.
The UK Government refused calls to give extra cash to Aberdeen and Inverness during behind-the-scenes talks that led to City Region Deals, it has been claimed.
Education Secretary John Swinney is under growing pressure to ensure all school staff receive the same level of pay rise as teachers.
Aberdeen South MP Ross Thomson has compared Nicola Sturgeon unfavourably to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Brexit debate.
A guarantee that 221 cash machines in remote communities in Scotland are safe from closure will only last for four years – and many could still be axed before then.
Plans for a council takeover of Aberdeen’s bus network have been dealt a blow after a proposed new law limited the scope for a bid by the local authority.
Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald could discover his fate this week after a fresh investigation into his conduct.
Two tonnes of plastic have been found in the stomachs of fulmar birds around the North Sea.
The Women’s Equality Party (WEP) is considering standing a candidate against shamed Aberdeen MSP Mark McDonald should he fight his Donside seat again in 2021.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has admitted that the NHS is not doing enough to support patients when they leave hospital.
New SNP depute leader Keith Brown used his victory speech yesterday to unveil cash support for Brexit-hit firms - and to signal that a second independence vote was “undoubtedly ahead”.
Nicola Sturgeon will today cast the SNP as a bastion of a social democracy model that is under attack across the globe.
John Swinney yesterday promised a “renaissance” was under way in Scotland education - as a teaching union threatened to strike over pay.
Communities are often being left with just the “crumbs off the table” if they do not strike a hard bargain to host windfarms, MSPs warned yesterday.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has been challenged on efforts to cut waiting times for children’s health services in the Highlands.
Speed limits for lorries could be increased on roads across Scotland after a trial on sections of the A9 between Inverness and Perth.